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[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 00:11:10 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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There's nothing quite like four-part harmony to truly do justice to the fruity goodness that is Starburst.

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 07:55:58 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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Pity they went with that other awful jingle instead.

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 16:39:37 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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May 12 2005 2:18pm from Animal @uncnsrd
heh, my sister thought it was `Mama don't take my soda foam away'

My scan picked up on this message and I didn't remember what was before it but before I figured it out the first thing that came to my mind was Bob Dylan.

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 17:37:36 EDT from Magus @ Uncensored

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Huh. Which Dylan did you hear it as?
I'm assuming it was Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel singing about their shiny new camera.

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 18:04:57 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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BOB Dylan. I specified that in the earlier post. I was thinking it was a line out of Knocking on Heaven's Door.

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 18:13:00 EDT from Magus @ Uncensored

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Sorry, I meant to ask which work of Dylan's. :)
The process of trying to figure out what the original was given only the mishearing is really interesting to me. What line were you thinking of?

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 21:54:03 EDT from 2Dog @ Uncensored

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There is no line in "Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven's Door" that sounds like "momma, please don't take my coat of chrome away"

[#] Fri Jun 03 2005 23:27:51 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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And for that matter, Simon & Garfunkel never sung about a "coat of chrome" either. :)

[#] Sat Jun 04 2005 01:52:47 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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coat of chrome? that's what it says? I thought I thought was something like "mama take this gun off of me/I can't shoot them anymore/getting dark too dark to see/and I feel I'm knocking on heavens door"

[#] Sat Jun 04 2005 12:10:45 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Those are the correct lyrics for "Knocking on Heaven's Door" (which has been recorded by a number of different artists, including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Guns & Roses, etc.).

The other song is "Kodachrome" (not "coat of chrome") which is a Simon and Garfunkel tune.

[#] Sat Jun 04 2005 17:41:41 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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wtf is a Kodachrome? and what is a coat OF chrome supposed to symbolise? and I thought that Dylan wrote Knocking on Heaven's Door.

[#] Sat Jun 04 2005 18:14:17 EDT from Magus @ Uncensored

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"Kodachrome is a brand of color transparency film sold by Kodak." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kodachrome

I always understood the song to be referring to a camera intended to use such film, though I'm beginning to think I may have been wrong there. A little research suggests I was also wrong in believing that Art Garfunkel was still working with Paul Simon on the song.

I have no idea what a coat of chrome would be, except a likely mishearing of Kodachrome.

[#] Sat Jun 04 2005 19:49:59 EDT from curly surmudgeon @ Dog Pound BBS II

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Kodachrome is the optimal color film, a transparancy rather than a negative.
Think "slide" film. Very slow, ASA 25 and 64, but magnificient color rendition and lack of grain. I've seen very good 11"x14" prints from 35mm photos on Kodachrome. 8"x10" are usually excellent. 16"x20" is possible.

When a professional uses a view camera with 8" by 10" kodachrome it will blow your socks off with detail and color saturation. I've done 16x20's off a 2.25" by 2.75" medium format that are astounding.

Kodachrome is perhaps the worlds best color film. The Paul Simon song mentions it in context of travel photography.

[#] Sat Jun 04 2005 20:37:47 EDT from Animal @ Uncensored

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[#] Sun Jun 05 2005 00:00:26 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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LOL animal.

Misheard Bob Dylan lyrics? You gotta be kidding me! (No offense though, i like alot of the songs.)

[#] Sun Jun 05 2005 11:44:47 EDT from LoanShark @ Uncensored

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curly: maybe. Slide film has less dynamic range.

[#] Sun Jun 05 2005 13:06:24 EDT from triLcat @ Uncensored

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you don't have to say you love me - just be close at hand.

I heard - you don't have to say you love me just because you can.



[#] Sun Jun 05 2005 19:30:38 EDT from 2Dog @ Uncensored

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Goat of chrome was just a play on the *K* word. Purely intentional. But I enjoyed the conversation it generated. :)

[#] Sun Jun 05 2005 22:47:33 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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Now it's Goat of Chrome? Animal! Google!

[#] Sun Jun 05 2005 23:50:09 EDT from Magus @ Uncensored

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Ummm. There's a reason people think at least twice before opening a link Animal posts. *grin*

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